Archive for the ‘Washington Wizards’ Category

DC sports Twitter congratulates Nationals on making the World Series

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

Their fellow D.C. sports teams and players are happy to share in their glory. The Wizards kicked off the festivities. Justin Robinson got in on the fun.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Friday, September 6th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Serbia, Spain reach World Cup knockout rounds Heavyweights Serbia and Spain advanced to the basketball World Cup quarter-finals with a match to spare and were joined by Poland and Argentina after all four sides won their opening second group stage matches on Friday. Serbia mauled Puerto Rico 90-47 and Spain overpowered Italy 67-60 in Group J, while Poland beat Russia 79-74 and Argentina breezed past Venezuela 87-67 as the quartet stretched their perfect records to four successive wins.

Wizards’ Isaiah Thomas rips analyst over ‘most millennial thing ever’ Andrew Luck tweet

Sunday, August 25th, 2019

After Andrew Luck turned the sports world upside down Saturday night when the news broke that he was suddenly retiring from the NFL, Washington Wizards point guard Isaiah Thomas went in on an analyst who called the decision "the most millennial thing ever." Thomas knows what it's like to go through a long rehab process, suffering a hip injury toward the end of the 2016-17 season that forced him to undergo surgery and limited him to just 44 games over the past two years. At just 29 years old, Luck is hanging up the cleats after a string of medical issues that have plagued him since being drafted No.

Wizards hire Tommy Sheppard as GM, add Sashi Brown to front office

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

The Washington Wizards have hired Tommy Sheppard as general manager while former NFL executive Sashi Brown has also been appointed to a prominent role in the organisation. Ted Leonsis, owner of Monumental Sports & Entertainment, which owns the Wizards among other franchises including the NHL's Washington Capitals, announced a reorganisation of his basketball operations on Monday. Leonsis revealed the formation of Monumental Basketball, a new collective with oversight of not only the Wizards but also the WNBA's Washington Mystics, the G League's Capital City Go-Go, and the Wizards District Gaming esports operation.

Wizards pick Rui Hachimura chooses Jumpman

Friday, June 21st, 2019

Wizards pick Rui Hachimura chooses Jumpman originally appeared on DC has a new Jumpman. Washington Wizards first-round draft pick Rui Hachimura has signed with Jumpman, Michael Jordan and Co. announced Friday. Hachimura joins Washington Redskins rookie quarterback Dwayne Haskins on the brand's star-studded roster.

Party time: Sports world goes crazy for Blues’ Stanley Cup victory

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

It's party time in St. Louis as the Blues are champions for the first time ever, and fans of the team took to Twitter to celebrate on Wednesday night. Washington Wizards star Bradley Beal and Boston Celtics small forward Jayson Tatum, both St. Louis natives, couldn't help but be thrilled for their hometown club. Recently retired NFL defensive end Chris Long was also over the moon for the Blues.

Ovechkin gunning for more history as Capitals face Panthers

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

The Washington Redskins have missed the playoffs three straight years, the Washington Wizards are out of the postseason race this season, and the Washington Nationals have just lost superstar Bryce Harper to the rival Philadelphia Phillies. The Capitals, who visit the Florida Panthers on Monday night, are the reigning Stanley Cup champions and have already clinched this year's playoffs, leading the Metropolitan Division with just three games left in the regular season. Ovechkin scored twice on Saturday as the Capitals defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 6-3.

Hoosiers In The Pros: Jan. 8-15

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Active Sudfeld but did not record any stats in a 20-14 loss at the New Orleans Saints in the Divisional round of the NFL Playoffs on Sunday. Philadelphia's season is complete. Season Stats: 1 for 1 passing, 22 yards, one touchdown.

After his buzzer beater, Kelly Olynyk is becoming one of D.C.’s top sports villains

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

The Miami Heat center ripped the heart of the Wizards just when it looked like it was going to be a new chapter for the team. After leading a team to victory over the Wizards once again, he is starting to become one of the biggest sports villains in Washington D.C. Olynyk hit a go-ahead layup with 0.2.